Jan. 19, 2012
BOCA RATON, FL - Season tickets for both Florida Atlantic softball and baseball are now on sale. Both teams expected to contend for conference championships as well as spots in the NCAA Regionals.
John McCormack's baseball team will host 33 games this year, beginning on February 24 with a four game series against Manhattan. The Owls also face Princeton for a four game series beginning on March 3and host a home game against national power the University of Miami on March 21. FAU opens its home conference schedule on March 30, the first of a three game series against Louisiana-Lafayette. Sun Belt foes South Alabama, Arkansas State, Western Kentucky and FIU will also come to Boca Raton. The Owls will also face UCF and Florida Gulf Coast as part of home and home series.
Head Coach Joan Joyce's Owl softball team will play 33 home games. FAU will open its home schedule against Kentucky and Wright State on February 17 as part of the FAU Kick-Off Classic. Michigan, Maryland and Long Island will wrap up the schedule on the opening weekend. The following weekend is the sixth annual Strike Out Cancer tournament featuring Auburn, Florida A&M, Michigan State, Loyola Marymount, FIU and Tulsa.
FAU kicks off conference play with a three game series against Western Kentucky starting on March 7. The tournament season will conclude with the Owls hosting two more tournaments, the Embassy Suites Classic (March 9-11) and the Parents' Weekend (March 16-18) tournaments. Sun Belt play then resumes with a single game at rival FIU on March 21. A three game series against longtime rival Troy on April 14 and 15 highlights the home schedule.
The Sun Belt Softball Tournament is not part of the season ticket package.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the FAU ticket office website
here, or call 1-866-FAU-OWLS. Tickets also will be made available at Ticketmaster.com.